We recognise learning is our work as we develop a love of learning and hearts of hope for all our learners. Our 2017 school mantra of “Better Together” will permeate our school year as we work in partnership with all stakeholders. We have identified our priority on continuing to cultivate our collaborative community. Parents’ commitment in positive partnership is essential as we strive for excellence in learning and teaching.
As a professional learning community, we have identified our number one priority as growing the engagement, progress and achievement of each child in literacy and numeracy. We are committed to a growth mindset, with personalised learning that differentiates the mandated curriculum in an inclusive classroom environment with high expectations, excellence in learning and teaching delivered through quality resources.
St Joseph’s prides itself on the incredible extra-curricular opportunities on offer throughout the school year. Highlighting our dedication to educating the whole person. We promote many rich and diverse opportunities in The Arts, Health & Physical Education and Critical, Innovative Thinking. Evidence of these initiatives’ are our students’ achievements in Junior Band, Senior Band, Boys Choir, Junior Choir, Senior Choir, Instrumental Music Program and Dance Troupe. St Joseph’s Netball Club, KM Club, St Joseph’s Athletics Club, Futsal Team, Physical Culture, Basketball and Cricket initiatives are opportunities for our students. We engage QLD development officers and local sporting clubs to offer Tennis Lessons and various coaching opportunities like AFL and Soccer. Student participation in Interschool Sport and Gala Days, District and Zone Carnivals, as well as our own School Carnivals. Throughout your child’s education, they have the opportunity to explore many different sporting opportunities. Our ongoing partnership with University of Queensland promotes our Robotics, Coding and Technology initiatives. School participation in Tournament of the Minds, Brain Raiders, ICT Explorers, Chess Club, Minecraft Club, STEM projects and Interschool opportunities enables our talented students the opportunity to shine as critical thinkers. St Joseph’s high quality facilities ensure we have many, many opportunities to offer to our students.
Our school is master planned. Our students are our future leaders: problem solvers, critical thinkers, creators, designers, innovators and peacemakers. We are visionary in our planning as we always look towards the future ensuring we continue to offer high quality education with outstanding physical resources. Please contact our school office on 3369 3020 for a school tour or our next Open Day.